- Education and Support
- Alpha-1 Foundation
The Alpha-1 Foundation is a not-for-profit Florida corporation founded in 1995 by John Walsh, Sandy Lindsey and Susan Stanley, three individuals diagnosed with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1), a genetic cause of COPD.
- American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Resources for patients.
- American Lung Association of California Advocacy Network
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research.
- American Thoracic Society
Resources for patients.
- Breathing Better Living Well
Information and support for people and their families living with chronic lung disease. Easy-to-understand information, stories, community page for sharing questions, answers, and encouragement with others, bookstore, and more.
- COPD Foundation
The mission of the COPD Foundation is to develop and support programs which improve the quality of life through research, education, early diagnosis, and enhanced therapy for persons whose lives are impacted by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
- Emphysema Network
If you are looking for more information or support about Emphysema or other COPD varieties, this is an informative and interactive website.
- Mesothelioma Guide
Mesothelioma Guide is a guide to resources related to the fight against asbestos-related cancer, and includes up-to-date information about living with mesothelioma, top doctors, and treatment options.
- National Lung Health Education Program
The National Lung Health Education Program (NLHEP), was developed in 1996 as a healthcare initiative designed to increase awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) among the public and health care professionals and to encourage the use of simple spirometry to make an earlier diagnosis and monitor ongoing treatment.
- Pleural Mesothelioma Center
The Pleural Mesothelioma Center offers free information, resources and support to help you understand, fight and overcome mesothelioma. Pleural mesothelioma (or mesothelioma of the lining that surrounds the lungs ) is the most common form of mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is almost solely caused from asbestos exposure. The Pleural Mesothelioma center also offers the most up-to-date information regarding the dangers of asbestos.
- Portable Oxygen: A User's Perspective
This website focuses on the portable equipment you use. It brings together information collected from those who make, distribute, service, and use the equipment. It is the purpose of this website to help you understand yourself and your portable oxygen system so that you can get the full benefit from it.
- Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for and raising awareness of Pulmonary Fibrosis, an often fatal lung disease. The Foundation is also devoted to improving the quality of life for those afflicted with this illness.
- Pulmonology Channel
- Quit Smoking Tips
An easy, effective and step by step way to Quit smoking. Reviews and raking of the top 5 quit smoking products. Information and resources on how to quit smoking now.
- Sleep Disorders Guide
A comprehensive information guide about sleep disorders. Descriptions, symptoms, causes, treatments of various sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia, snoring, restless legs and narcolepsy.
This commercial website gives information about a popular bronchodilator for use in COPD patients.
- Stanford Patient Education and Research Center
The Stanford Patient Education Research Center is part of the Department of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine, located in Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.
- The COPD Store
- Understanding Pulmonary Hypertension
An informative overview of pulmonary hypertension published by the Dental Associates of Northern Virginia. The article contains links to several additional sites with helpful information.